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Caldwell C64 - Mexican Jumping Star

Caldwell object C64 also known as the Mexican Jumping Star is a open cluster located within the constellation Canis Major. Caldwell C64 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 4.1*, and can be viewed with naked eye. It is 4.1 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Mexican Jumping Star
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 2362
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 4.1
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye
      1. Size:
      2. 8'
      1. RA:
      2. 07 18.8
      1. Dec:
      2. -24 57'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter


    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.

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